Abhijeet Gupta retains Commonwealth Chess championship crown

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta has won the 20th Commonwealth Chess championship crown 2016 held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

With this victory he has retained the Commonwealth Chess championship crown which was won earlier by him in 19th edition.

Besides, International Master Tania Sachdev also finished with a gold medal. In this edition all the medals were won by the Indians players in the senior category.

Grandmasters S L Narayanan and Deep Chakkravarthy got the silver and bronze medals respectively in the open section.

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